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Why actors say ‘break a leg'

Why actors say ‘break a leg'
By Mark Mason on 26-07-12 10:57. Comments (0)
So just why do actors say ‘break a leg' instead of ‘good luck'? (This cropped up in my last blog post.) It turns out that the answer lies in the 18th century, when the Duke of York wanted to bring a boastful friend down a peg or two ...

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